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A compleat discovery of a method for observing the longitude at sea

George Gordon

A compleat discovery of a method for observing the longitude at sea

by George Gordon

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Published by Readex Microprint in New York .
Written in English


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Microprint copy of the London edition of 1724.

SeriesLand marks of science
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination1 microop.aque
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13785050M

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